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School of Social and Political Science: Undergraduate study


Career Routes

Science, Technology & Innovation Studies (STIS) graduates go on to a wide variety of careers in academia, science communication, policy and government, social research and analysis, and in non-governmental organisations.

Our undergraduate courses also provide a great introduction to the broad sector of research covered within our subject area, acting as taster courses for those interested in pursuing a postgraduate qualification with us.

Job Options

The list below provides an idea of potential career routes available from a Science, Technology & Innovation Studies degree. 

• Cultural Consultant
• Environmental Consultant
• Environmental Journalist
• Food Scientist
• Lobbyist
• Market Researcher
• Media Correspondent
• Public Policy Analyst
• Scientific Engagement Officer 
• Scientific Researcher
• Scientific Writer
• Social Researcher

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